Raymond Tony Chang Jr - Global Citizen and Entrepreneurial Student

Raymond Tony Chang Jr. began studying at Cornell University in 2014 and has currently selected business as a minor. He previously attended the Shanghai American School Puxi, where he earned his international baccalaureate, with higher levels in Chinese, economics, and English. Raymond Tony Chang Jr. was involved in a number of charity musical events in high school, including Music for Hope, which benefitted Habitat for Humanity, and the cancer-awareness concert Relay for Life. The latter fundraiser had a particularly important meaning for him, as his grandmother battled the disease.

Mr. Chang has been able to travel extensively thanks to his musical endeavors and affiliation with the international music honors choir AMIS. In 2013, he was one of a select number of singers who participated in the AMIS festival. Destinations he visited as a performer and global citizen include Belgium, Dubai, London, and Kuala Lumpur. Mr. Chang’s current activities at Cornell include an entrepreneurial position as U.S. marketing and sales director for the innovative portable multiple-device charger PinCube.

Benefits of the Fullbridge Program Courses

A current student at Cornell University, Raymond Tony Chang Jr. was one of three high school level individuals selected to participate in the Harvard-sponsored Fullbridge program in 2013. Students like Raymond Tony Chang Jr. who attend the program have access to innovative and career-oriented courses designed to develop workplace skills.

Critical skills in the realm of business and marketing are gained through the on-site Fullbridge programs that promote real-world learning. These programs, led by personal coaches and mentors, utilize teamwork and offer individualized feedback. In a lecture-free format, the Fullbridge curriculum uses a web-based platform that simulates real-life activities and applications. Internships are also offered as part of Fullbridge programming, and students are placed according to their unique interests.

90% of students who participated in the Fullbridge program hold full-time employment in a career-related field and are consistently found to be more effective than employees who are not Fullbridge alumni.